How To Freeze Row In Google Sheets [Step By Step]

Hello readers, today we are going to share How to Freeze Row In Google Sheets in this article. If you are a Google Sheet user and want to know about this thing then you can read this entire article. In this article, you will get to know about Freeze Row in Google Sheet. Let’s start reading.

Easy Way To Freeze Row In Google Sheets

How To Freeze Row In Google Sheets

Sometimes we need to use google sheets to get our data ready. Because it is so simple to fill data in Google sheets and you can easily create your report or paper whatever you want to make. But sometimes we feel some problems with it. Like, when we have filled all of the data and after that when we scroll down, then the header of the file disappears on its own and it would not show back until we scroll up again. And the same happens when you scroll to the right then left data gets disappeared.

If you are new to Google sheets and facing this problem right now, then you are in the right place now. Today I will tell you how to freeze rows in Google Sheets. It is a big help in scrolling data. If you do not know about freezing a row in Google sheets then do not worry, I will tell you everything in detail and not only one or two, but I will tell you two methods to freeze rows in Google sheets in a few seconds. But before telling you about these three methods, I will tell you first what is Freezing Row in Google sheets, this is the point for newcomers for Google sheets. If you already know about this, just skip the point and get to the methods. So let’s not waste any more time and let’s get started.

What Is Row Freezing In Google Sheets?

If you are a new or even old user of Google sheets, you must be aware of an irritating problem, which is, row getting disappeared whenever we scroll to the right or scroll down. Row freezing is a fix of this problem and for this fix, you do not have to download anything from Google. The fix is available already in the Google sheets. All you have to do is learn the fix from this article. And when Row gets disappeared we could not read the name of the row and what is written in the row. But this will freeze the row and it will not disappear whatever you do with it and wherever you scroll your mouse. So let’s not waste any more time and let’s get started.

How To Freeze a Row in Google Sheets Using Mouse Shortcuts?

As I said, I have brought you two methods to fix this problem. So we will start with our first and easiest method of all time. Just follow the steps I have mentioned below to make your Row freeze in Google sheets.

  1. First of all, go to the top left part of the sheet, and you will see an empty grey box before the column and before the row too.
    How To Freeze Row In Google Sheets
  2. Get your mouse cursor on the grey box and keep the button pushed until the cursor gets turned into the hand, then bring that hand to the first row, if you want to freeze only the first row.
    How To Freeze Row In Google Sheets
  3. And you can freeze as many as rows you want, and press and pull the right corner of the grey box if you want to freeze your column too.

This is our first method, with the help of this method you can easily freeze any row or the column of Google sheets. It will take only a few seconds to perform this method. And this is the fastest way to freeze rows in Google sheets. Now we will talk about our second method. So let’s get started with our second method. 

How To Free Row In Google Sheets Using Menu Option?

This is the second method to freeze rows in Google sheets within a minute. If you want to try another method to freeze your rows in Google sheets then try this method. And follow the steps I have mentioned below.

  1. Open the Google sheets and go to the top menu and click on view, some options will arrive.
    How To Freeze Row In Google Sheets
  2. On the first option, you will see written Freeze.
    How To Freeze Row In Google Sheets
  3. After that, you will see some more options like the first row and second row. This is for which of the rows you want to freeze.
  4. That is it, now your selected row gets frozen and it will not disappear while scrolling.

This is our second method for freezing rows. And if you want to freeze multiple rows then I have another method for that only.

How To Freeze Multiple Rows In Google Sheets?

Above two methods are for freezing single rows and if you want to freeze multiple rows then above both methods can also work. All you have to do is hold on the grey box and keep it pulling down until the last row comes up. And it will freeze all the rows until the end. And you can release it anywhere when you do not want to freeze any more rows with this.

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If you want to freeze multiple rows by using the menu method. Then it is also the same as above. All you have to do is, click on view on the home menu and then click on freeze and after that, it will ask you to select the row that you want to freeze just select the multiple rows that you want to freeze. And that is it, it will freeze all the rows that you have selected and it is an easier method to do it, and if you want to freeze a column, then click on view and then click on freeze after that rather than clicking on Rows just click on Column and select all the columns that you would like to freeze and that is it.

Final Words : In this article, I have told you all about Google sheets and how to freeze rows in Google Sheets. I have provided pictures along with steps, so you can not get confused in the steps. And if you still have something to ask regarding this topic, just comment below and I will get to you as soon as possible.

 

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